Tommy O'Haver ("Get Over It") has been tapped to helm Miramax's upcoming romantic comedy "Ella Enchanted," based on the Newberry Award winning book by Gail Carson Levine.
Australia's appeal as a production center for international films is under severe threat after the Australian Tax Office denied a tax break for the Australian investors who bankrolled "Moulin Rouge."
Hollywood soon will find out if "Planet of the Apes" turns out to be a yet another one-trick pony. Sure, 20th Century Fox's $100 million update of the scifi classic set a nonholiday three-day box…
Walt Disney Pictures has made a renewed commitment to comedy, signing producer Robert Simonds to a three-year, first-look deal that will make him among the best paid producers in town.
Producer Scott Rudin has optioned Jonathan Franzen's new novel, "The Corrections." Rudin, who's proven himself capable of bringing to the screen high-caliber fiction other producers might deem too…
Avid Technology, the powerhouse behind the editing software used to create most Hollywood films, TV shows and musicvids, said Tuesday it would pinkslip 140 staffers and close several offices in an…
Former CBS exec Randy Haberkamp has been tapped program coordinator of educational and special projects for the Academy Foundation of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences.
Maya Entertainment, a Bombay-based digital studio, has opened a production facility in Los Angeles.
In an exec reshuffle made necessary by the death last month of Medusa president Carlo Bernasconi, Marina Berlusconi has been named prexy of Fininvest's film division and Giampaolo Letta has been…
Norwegian "Elling," the local blockbuster helmed by Peter Naess, has been picked up for international distribution outside Scandinavia by Denmark's Trust Film Sales.
Pope John Paul II will attend the world premiere of Polish feature epic "Quo Vadis" Aug. 30 in Vatican City.